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wanta be

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  1. A masturbator, either literally or figuratively; jerk-off: There I was, this clubfooted wanker sitting on the organ seat/ all manner of artsy bubble-heads and academic wankers/ It was just wankers (late 1940s+ chiefly British)
  2. A fun-loving person; party animal (1990s+ Canadian students)
  3. The penis (1990s+ Students)

[origin unknown; perhaps fr British dialect wank, ''a violent blow,'' and semantically analogous with beat one's meat, whack off, pound one's peenie, etc]

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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